Golden Age Profiles: Irwin Hasen

Mr. Irwin Hasen was a member of the National Cartoonists Society, winning awards for Best Story Strip in 1961 and 1962 for Dondi, which he worked on for 32 years. His comic strip work also includes The Goldbergs for the New York Post.

His comic book work from the 1940′s includes material for these Golden Age publishers: Tem (Temerson, which later became Holyoke): co-creator of Cat-Man. Also worked on Secret Agent Z-2, Citizen Smith and the Green Hornet, Centaur Publications: sports / celebrities one pagers, MLJ Magazines: where he was co-creator of the Fox. All-American (later bought by DC) creator of Wildcat. Also worked on Flash, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, Johnny Thunder, All-Star Comics (Justice Society of America) and Sargon the Sorceror.

Mr. Hasen taught at the Joe Kubert School. He was interviewed in AC’ s Men of Mystery #25.